In honor of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, an effort is underway to bring the Vietnam Moving Wall to the Walk of Heroes in Rockdale County in 2015.
Board of Elections office to stay open late on Oct. 6
Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
There will be no Sunday voting in Rockdale County in advance of the Nov. 4 General Election.
An assisted living facility that shut down with little notice in the early summer of 2013 has a new owner and will soon reopen with a new focus.
Rockdale County Fire and Rescue will provide equipment and training assistance to help students at Rockdale Career Academy earn college credits through a dual enrollment program at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
Rockdale County employees will see an average 21.7 percent increase in health insurance premiums in 2015, although the increase for long-term employees will be greater.
Fall is barbecue time, and according to many in Newton County, no one does chicken barbecue better than Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Oxford.
Rockdale Water Resources is moving forward with a project to expand the use of radio-read water meters, which can transmit water usage to the water department without having a meter reader go to the site to collect the data.
Demolition is underway at the former BP gas station and convenience store at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Ga. Highway 138.
The turnout was light, but the majority of people at Thursday night’s town hall meeting on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program indicated they’d like to use some of the federal funds to demolish blighted and unsafe homes in the county.